Singing Spring

© Sandy Powers

Singing Spring

Uploaded: November 21, 2008

Description

A Ptarmigan. They stay on the ground, and they change colors with the seasons to camouflage themselves. In the heart of winter, they are snow white.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/80 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 85.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 20D

Comments

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict November 22, 2008

Great capture here, Sandy, where did you took this?


Dominick #1039489

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe November 22, 2008

Fantastic capture, Sandy. I love these birds. We photographed a mother with her babies in GNP. Like the flowers too. #6788034

Michelle Alton November 22, 2008

An amazing image, Sandy. Must be viewed large to fully appreciate. I'm glad I clicked! #6788268

Melissa Olsen November 22, 2008

Oh my stars Sandy...this is just as perfect as perfect can get. I have seen these in the winter and they are snow white and blend in with the snow. I hope someday to capture them either spring or winter...THIS IS A WINNER! #6789004

Bill Knaps November 22, 2008

Beautiful capture Sandy. Bill #6791075

Susan M. Campbell November 24, 2008

It's pretty amazing how animals can change color to protect themselves. Great capture with nice colors. #6798342

Kathleen Rinker November 25, 2008

Very beautiful image my friend, I love all the little flowers and how the light is hitting them, I sure would like to see one of these in winter, fantastic image!!! #6804034

Deepinder S. RANGER level-classic November 28, 2008

Fantastic capture of this elusive bird !
Enjoyed your excellent gallery !
Regards-Deepinder #6823586

Judy Williams January 11, 2009

Never saw this one. The colors and the surprise of that bird. So gorgeous. #7016210

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).

Get Constructive Critiques

Sign up for an interactive online photography course to get critiques on your photos.

ON SALE TODAY. Save $150!


 

Did You Know?

Discussions by Category: You can view photo discussions on various themes in the Community > Photo Discussions section of the site.

BetterPhoto Websites: If you see an orange website link directly under the photographer's name, it's totally okay. It's not spam. The reason: BetterPhoto is the one that offers these personal photography websites. We are supporting our clients with those links.

Unavailable EXIF: If there is no other information but 'Unavailable' in the EXIF (meaning no EXIF data exists with the photo), the 'Unavailable' blurb is not displayed. If there is any info, it shows. Many photos have the EXIF stripped out when people modify the image and resave it, before uploading.


 

The following truth is one of the core philosophies of BetterPhoto:

I hear, I forget.
I see, I remember.
I do, I understand.

You learn by doing. Take your next online photography class.


Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Sandy Powers.
Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.